2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: fair/ overcast/dull /rain, sea state 2-3, wind NE to NNE
Three Bottlenose dolphins including one calf and an Atlantic grey seal
One Bottlenose dolphin was spotted near the fish factory travelling west 15 minutes into the survey, along with two Bottlenose dolphins including one calf near the cardinal buoy. A male Atlantic grey seal was also seen near the fish factory.
Later two Bottlenose dolphins were milling around and doing long dives further offshore.
2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Rain; sea state 2-3; wind direction E to NE to NNE
Six Bottlenose dolphins including one calf
Dolphins were seen towards the end of the survey. Three including one calf were leaping and two were foraging at depth. Later they were all travelling east and then west.
2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, sea state 2, wind NE
Seven Bottlenose dolphins
Five dolphins were spotted at the beginning of the survey near the harbour wall milling around at the surface. Two then began travelling towards the cardinal buoy. Later six Bottlenose dolphins were leaping near the cardinal buoy.
2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: rain, sea state 1-2, wind direction SE, NW, NNW, ESE, NE